John D. Murphy is a University of Maine at Fort Kent graduate. He received an Associate of Arts Degree in 1975 and completed his Bachelor of University Studies in 1980.
He has served numerous roles since beginning his career at UMFK in 1993. Between 1993 and 1999, John's roles included Acting Director of Financial Aid, Director of Financial Aid, Acting Dean of Student and Enrollment Services, and Dean of Student Services and Financial Aid. He currently serves UMFK as the Vice President for Administration. Prior to becoming part of the UMFK family, John was a business owner, Commercial Loan Officer/Assistant Vice President with a local bank, Fort Kent's Director of Parks and Recreation, and a police officer.
John is actively involved with the Fort Kent community and a participant with local civic organizations.
When not working, John is an avid outdoor enthusiast.